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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Israel seeks more special mission-adapted G550s

G550 EitamIsrael’s air force wants to increase the number of its airborne early warning and electronic intelligence-gathering systems based on the Gulfstream G550 “Nachshon” business jet.

Speaking to Flightglobal recently, a senior air force officer said the two special mission variants are a main pillar of many current operations, and added: “We want more of them.”

Israel currently operates G550-based “Eitam” AEW platforms (pictured) and ELINT-roled examples named “Shavit”.

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